February 19, 2015

ADL lay leaders are central to helping the League accomplish its mission of “stopping the defamation of the Jewish people and securing justice and fair treatment to all” in the region. Profiles in Leadership highlights a different leader and their invaluable contributions to ADL and the region.         Name:  Ross Pearlson Occupation:  Attorney…
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February 18, 2015

ADL participated in the Countering Violent Extremism Summit in Washington—a gathering of experts and leaders from around the world convened by President Obama to develop an action plan to address the phenomenon of violent extremism here and overseas. The White House invited ADL’s Center on Extremism to join an elite group of experts and practitioners…
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February 13, 2015

ADL New Jersey testified before the New Jersey State Assembly and Senate  in support of a resolution that condemns all forms of anti-Semitism and rejects attempts to justify anti-Jewish hatred or violent attacks as acceptable expressions of disapproval over political events in the Middle East or elsewhere. Testimony submitted by ADL New Jersey regional director, Joshua Cohen,…
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January 19, 2015

‘WE ARE NOT MAKERS OF HISTORY. WE ARE MADE BY HISTORY.’ –MLK As we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2015, marking what would have been the civil rights giant’s 86th birthday, we begin a year of momentous civil rights anniversaries. Sixty years ago Martin Luther King, Jr. — then a young pastor just starting…
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